Holiday gift guide, African style!

Ismail Akwei Dec 24, 2017 at 05:08am

December 24, 2017 at 05:08 am | Uncategorized

Ismail Akwei

Ismail Akwei | Contributor

December 24, 2017 at 05:08 am | Uncategorized


Clothes are popular gift items that can be purchased in the final days of the holiday season. The plethora of African designers have stocked shops with clothes made from African print fabrics (Ankara) and traditionally woven fabrics.

For men, you have options including the Grand boubou, Dashiki, Senegalese kaftan, the kanzu (worn by Swahili speaking men), Ethiopian Suit, Khamis (worn in Somalia), Ghana’s Kente shirts and Fugu (smock) among many other traditional African clothes.

For women, consider the Ankara skirts and dresses, traditional clothes like the Kente, embroidered Dashikis and many others. Clothes can be found online as well and there are varieties to choose from.

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